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. hurricane sandy is now blamed for at least 76 deaths in the united states, two in canada, and 67 in the caribbea, bringing the total to 145. it isn't known exactly how many people remain unaccounted for in the aftermath of the storm. there are numerous reports in new york, new jersey and elsewhere of ongoing search efforts for people reportedly swept away or missing. two young boys. aged two and four were swept from their mother's arms by a storm surge on staten island. ten thousand army air and national guard troops have been put on duty in 13 states. people left with waterlogged homes and damaged businesses across the eastern seaboard say they're getting through, day by day. more than 700 patients had to be evacuated from new york's belleview hospital after sandy knocked out the hospital's power.. and flooding wiped out basement fuel pumps that power its generators. national guard troops carried some patients down more than a dozen flights of stairs to get them out. president obama and new jersey governor chris christie toured damaged areas of new jersey yesterday. the two put
of high tides it will not be a sandy because we don't have astronomical high tides. coastal flood advisories are in effect as well. and from a researcher at the university of miami he points out that sandy was stronger than katrina in terms of surface energy and stronger than andrew or whohugo. it had more damaging power than any of those storms. clubs break and chilly tonight temperatures mid-20s inland. a high of 48 for election day. then we could be flirting with 70 degrees part of this weekend. and then talk about thunderstorms for the bears game may be. is it possible that because louisiana was a bathtub so speaking just held all of the water from katrina and that's what it looked so much worse than sandy? >> i think there is truth to that. this integrated kinetic energy takes into account the area of which the wind is blowing so it's a better index then looking at the damage potential of all of these storms. >> a bipartisan push to get voters to close a new effort in encouraging immigrants to get out and vote. the name your price tool shows you a range of coverages and y
the jackson family the elusive sandy jackson appears before residence in her ward tonight working she says while her husband remains in minnesota being treated for his bipolar disorder while she may have the worst record for attendance at city hall cindy jackson claims that she's working through the hard times right now by working for the seventh ward after reports about the fbi investigating her to she says this in an exclusive interview tonight. >> tell us about the federal investigation, which you can share on the record. >> there's nothing i can share on the record. this is the first time we have heard from mrs. jackson since reports surfaced that she is under federal investigation like her husband. tonight she makes it clear that work is where things are going even though city records show that she has missed more city council meetings than any other aldermen. they're concerned about how they will see and educate their children and how they're going to get employed especially if they're unemployed. this week she says that she is held a meeting with 20 + constituents about the former
hurricane sandy and how it could affect voter turnout on the east coast. and later, investigators launch a new search for stacy peterson. [ "don't you worry 'bout a thing" plays ] stop! stop! stop! come back here! humans -- we are beautifully imperfect creatures living in an imperfect world. that's why liberty mutual insurance has your back with great ideas like our optional better car replacement. if your car is totaled we give you the money to buy one a model year newer. call... and ask one of our insurance experts about it today. hello?! we believe our customers do their best out there in the world and we do everything we can to be there for them when they need us. [car alarm blaring] call now and also ask about our 24/7 support and service. call... and lock in your rate for 12 months today. liberty mutual insurance. responsibility. what's your policy? >> reports said police believe the government sought out one particular person. dozens of police are at the scene. streets in the area are closed. joining us now, our political analyst paul lisnek, host of "politics tonight"
is not here, sandy is not here his family is not here as a matter of fact the rev. we hear tonight is in ohio. can you hear us? >> that's why we are at an election night party here in the second congressional district in madison at the sports bar and grill you know jesse jackson jr. had problems, lots of well-documented problems in the past few months but winning this election was never expected to be one of them, tonight we can confirm that he remains at the mayo clinic in minnesota he voted by absentee ballot and there was no party for him so that's why we have been here talking with these constituents i just want to tell you a few minutes ago i did get a text message from his spokesperson and i will read it back to you know, the tax says my deep and sincere thanks to the people of the second congressional district i am humbled and moved by the support shown today, every day i think about your needs and concerns and i assure you that once my doctor gives me the release... i continue to feel better every day and look forward to serving you. as i said we have been talking to constituents in
secret weapon bill clinton in new hampshire. then - there's the sandy effect on voting and opinion.. new jersey's governor having to reassure republicans romney still gets his vote. "i don't know why telling the president he's doing a good job when he's doing a good job equals an endorsement." in areas still without power because of the superstorm, new jersey residents can cast a paper ballot in guarded trucks, or vote by fax or email. new york city is relocating and combining some polling places... and...sandy's not the only cause of voting trouble. in florida - no stranger to election controversy - state democrats are suing to extend early voting in some counties. after unprecedented turnout and long, long lines. tempers flared... with some waiting as long as 7 hours. those who couldn't wait...didn't vote. >> in this city of chicago more than 243,000 people voted early. some waiting up to four hours to cast a ballot yesterday. this year we fell just 17,000 ballots short of the 2008 record. we actually had five fewer days of early voting >> stay with us for the latest on the election.
. no democrat has made a move to seriously challenge her. >> the seventh award alderman sandy jackson's get the city council meeting this morning and is not commenting on a wall street report she may have been involved in spending campaign cash on furniture for their home. >> the latest information about the fed's going after sandy jackson says to me that plea negotiations somehow got derailed. there was a sticking point, do not know what it is. maybe he does not want to do jail time and they are pushing jail time. congressman jackson remains in minnesota. >>he used taxpayer financed office to conduct private business. former speakers are allowed to use government office five years after they have stepped up. it is illegal for them to use the office for commercial purposes. use his office to conduct research on a commercial venture. the former controller of dixon of illinois guilty. >> the numbers in this story are staggering. one of the biggest abuses of public trust in the history of illinois. $53.7 million stolen over a period of about two decades. prosecutors say that she is the mon
falls into an exhibit. also ahead, just as victims of hurricane sandy try to pick up the pieces, another storm is expected to bring even more problems to the east coast. the death toll is rising and will continue to rise one week after hurricane sandy slammed the east coast. right now, authorities say at least 110 people were killed in the u.s. at least 67 people were killed in the caribbean two reported dead in canada. property damage is not yet estimated but insurance companies say they have the means to honor the claims that will be filed. the white house said more than $137 million dollars in direct assistance has already been approved for those in need. some east coast residents are still digging themselves and their neighbors out of floods and destroyed homes. the numbers vary but reports say anywhere from one million to more than two million homes and businesses are still without power. in new jersey alot of confusion and frustration as residents deal with rationing auto fuel. in new york, power outages have shut down some election booths and officials may ask for an extra day of
aldermen sandy jackson's vote. it's a budget that i think fundamentally balances our budget but it does it by not raising property taxes, not raising sales tax not raising the energy tax. 9 million more would be invested in early childhood education after-school programs and jobs children's eye exams and programs to address domestic violence. her husband congressman jesse jackson is still absent from congress as a cloud of federal investigation surrounds them. missing another city council meeting that makes two in a row for this month alone. impatient politicians appear to want the congressman to come forward with the truth about his campaign finances for the sake of the second district. if it's beyond a health issue its and urgency and necessity for the congressman to come to terms with the fact that he has to make a decision very very soon. out of respect for his constituents. as city hall sympathy seemed to lie with sandy jackson as the alderman wife and mother who is keeping everything at tied both professionally and personally she has the worst attendance record of any aldermen ye
. and the frustration continues to grow. in the aftermath of sandy. across 15 states and the district of columbia, 3-point-3 million customers remain without power. staten island was one of the hardest hit areas. at one point, a woman screamed at reporters that in the last 48 hours, all she had eaten was a slice of pizza. she told senatore chuck schumer "we are going to die. help arrived last night- when ten red cross trucks showed up with food, water and medicine. the super storm also dumped three feet of snow in west virginia and maryland. the national weather service says a nor-easter is predicted from the mid-atlantic states to new england. neighbors of the two children brutally murdered in naperville are coming together to mourn their deaths. at the same time police officers on the scene may need counseling to deal with what they saw. judy wang is live in naperville with details. judy? >> walked into a scene unimaginable horror. they saw blood in the hallway. in addition to what the officer saw some of them have a connection to the girl that was killed. the five world got lost on her first day
that it's happening to sandy jackson the congressman's wife to. o. >> they did nothing but spread her name in the mud the character down flights of stairs as far as representation is concerned and she did nothing but love her husband public reports say that sandy jackson was complicity in the alleged misuse of the campaign funds and now she could be in trouble with a lot the allegation is that jesse jackson jr. used campaign cash to buy furniture for their washington d.c. home and of using political money to pay for it watch for his mistress it would appear that the jackson marriages being tested yet again. you really never want to play on somebody's love for somebody else, to make them do something that they otherwise wouldn't do. even though you want their cooperation. it's a powerful tool and the feds are not afraid to use it today that meier shares little about the scandal that is all the talk around town he like others is waiting for the full story. today sandy jackson avoided city hall her husband remains with his parents in minnesota and as an outpatient only at the mayo clini
of the devastation of sandy and now residents on the east coast get hit with snow and more power outages. the story behind a lady with of the lucky numbers. the lucky numbers. linda::: >> in tonight's medical watch a new kind of food allergy allergists say they see an increase in spice allergies while peanut and gluten allergies have been commonly diagnosed doctors say their patients complain of ingestion after eating for unknown reasons. allergies are tough to diagnose the most common spice allergens are cinnamon, black pepper garlic in the now love, cooking spices can reduce allergy causing agents. many studies have linked staten to the reduction in cancer incidence new research finds when cancer patients takes data and they are 15 percent less likely to die from their disease cholesterol is needed for cell growth by limiting cholesterol and cell growth doctors believe that stain limits cancer growth and spread. keep your children in booster seats wonder they looked at accident rescuersrecords and found that children estate and booster seats had a 30 percent reduced rate of paralyzing injuries th
's veterans serving their country again in the wake of hurricane sandy almost exactly two weeks after sandy hit the east coast. the story is coming up. >> two weeks since the super storm hit the cleanup is still any very early stages an incredible amount of damage still left behind. this long after sandy and still nothing. they did, and put stickers on the house saying the foundation is safe a terrible ordeal since the storm hits, no lights, no power. maybe give some comfort to someone maybe get them in a direction just so it will go away but it will take time. there is a full and half of sand in the basement, all of a clean up by some of the thousands of volunteers who turned out here over the weekend led by members of team rubicon on organization designed to repurchase america's veterans. for peace time. people's lives have been destroyed by this incredible force of nature. locals certainly believe what happened here but what they cannot believe is how long it has taken to make the situation right they also are dumb struck by the number of people who have come from all over the country
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winter storm pounds the east coast. as residents still try to recover from hurricane sandy. also ahead, the man found guilty of shooting gabrielle giffords is sentenced today. and the search continues for stacy peterson where investigators are looking this midday. era laundry detergent once stomped a stain with such power, [ rumbling, crowd screaming ] the results could be felt around the world. twice the stain fighting power as the leading liquid value brand. era detergent. a lot of fight for a little dough. questions? anyone have occasional constipation diarrhea, gas, bloating? yeah. one phillips' colon health probiotic cap each day helps defend against these digestive issues with three strains of good bacteria. approved! [ female announcer ] live the regular life. phillips'. i love how clean and healthy my mouth is right now. i wish i could keep it this way. [ male announcer ] now you can. with the crest pro-health clinical line. used together, they help keep your teeth 97% as clean as a dental cleaning. the toothpast
of sandy, we have more from new york. >> president obama is calling for the country to come together. you can only imagine what families are going through right now. the state of new york is pledging $100 million for relief efforts. we are also beginning to transition to the reconstruction phase he is showing his frustration with utility companies. i want accountability and i want performance he says the storm was worse than anyone expected rescue operations continue for days after sandy. in the hardest-hit areas tempers are running high. >> we are going to die you don't understand. >> new york senator met this woman while visiting a waterlog the neighborhood in s.i.. >> it's killing me what these people have to go through. >> the wafer gasoline can be agonizing. i think it's a shame what is happening. some residents are returning home getting their first glimpse at the damage. sandy could be one of the nation's costliest disasters ever with an economic impact estimated to be as high as $50 billion. with the gas shortages and the long lines we have seen at gas stations some good news,
protection... citing her role as honorary consul to south korea. wgn has learned that alderman sandi jackson is back in washington d-c. she got there last night because of a family health issue not related to her husband jesse jackson jr. she usually goes to d.c. on weekends, but left early because of the family health issue. sandi jackson was absent from yesterday's budget vote at city hall. jackson called in sick yesterday, making this her second missed budget vote. a year after metra's biggest fare hike ever, the transit agency board may be coming back for more- raising fares once again. the board voted a short time ago. and they voted 72 to raise the price of the tickets by 11 percent. the riders said they were unhappy with the decision but they said they have no choice. they have no option but to commute into the city each day. the company that makes twinkies and ho-ho's announced this morning it's going out of business. thousands of employees are out of a job. wgn's judy wang reports from the hostess factory in schiller park. a big blow just days before thanksgiving. hostess set a de
say. see >> more headlines after the break. hurricane sandy and a powerful winter storm delivered a one-two punch to northeastern states. thousands are still without electricity. now, gasoline is in short supply. new york and long island have started gas- rationing today. rationing is likely to last for weeks. drivers are allowed to buy gas only on alternating days. and some drivers say that's just fine with them. the snow storm dumped more than a foot of snow in some areas of the northeast. power outages stretch from delaware to maine. and some 650-thousand customers have no electricity. what saved me three hours federal criminal charges will not be filed against former syracuse assistant basketball coach bernard "bernie" fine, who was accused of sexually abusing children, u.s. attorney richard s. hartunian announced friday. the careers of seven navy seals are all but over after the defense department punishes them for helping create a popular video game. "medal of honor: warfighter" is touted for its realism. the seven navy seals worked as consultants and were paid by the gaming
that they had in the 2000 bush-gore election. the long road to recovery for victims of hurricane sandy, more help from chicagoland is on its way to the northeast. >> so many people wanted to help but it's not always clear how. well, there are some area rotary clubs who are taking care of that. wgn's randy reports. >> a truck load of food clothing toiletries is now on its way to victims of hurricane sandy. rotary clubs from southeastern illinois collected this to be delivered to their fellow chapters in new jersey. >> it's amazing. it's on the one hand expected but a little overwhelming. >> john will to rent a bigger truck to pack all this in. he's in charged of the driving and plans to be there by midday tomorrow. >> our first job is in new jersey, a central location there and then the next drop location is in queens, new york. >> the local rotary district spans the north-northwest, and western suburbs of chicago with 70 clubs and 2500 members. >> rotary is worldwide service organization that tries to help those that nee
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. according to the wall street journal federal prosecutors are reviewing evidence suggesting that sandy jackson was complacent. involved. congressman jackson returns to the mayo clinic a few months ago for treatment of bipolar disorder. caracoling on jackson to step up and be accountable. >> i think congressman jackson it is incumbent upon him to have a conversation with his constituents about his intentions. >> we're in a position of public trust when we run for office. we are held to higher levels. >> congressman jesse jackson jr. was a big supporter of that effort. >> congressman jackson has been a great champion and partner of this airport. we're holding his news conference because we want to raise the profile of the airport and let the people now that this airport benefits all of the people of chicago land. i spoke with several aldermen inside of city hall. nobody wanted to go on camera. next the internet pioneer wanted by police in central america. and the latest in indianapolis after a deadly explosion. what may be to blame for the blast. plus congress returns to capitol hil
obama in green bay back on the campaign trail after dealing with hurricane sandy and a last-minute blitz before next tuesday's election telling supporters in green bay that republicans are counting on their cynicism towards the pace of progress in washington and says that his economic plan has been tried in the past and failed. >> governor romney has used all of his talents as a salesman to dress up these very same policies that failed our country so badly, the very same policies we have been cleaning up after for the last four years. and he is offering them up as change. >> romney sayshitting battleground states as well today he is continuing to hammer the president on the economy and said that obama hasn't managed to turn things around over the last four years and romney says it's time to give someone with economic experience a shot at running things. attacking me does not make an agenda it doesn't get people back to work. we don't need a secretary of business to understand business we need a president who understands business and i do. he went on to say he knows the president's sup
in by kenny and sandy cook from jackson, georgia. he's defeated the penguin and the catwoman. can he stand up to the wiener dog? [ barks ] "home-wrecking rodent," sent in by bonnie and keith maier from lincoln, nebraska. woman: this is just ridicu-- oh, there he is. aah! aah! jeff, something's gonna get broke! aah! jeff: otis, keep him away from the door. aah! [ laughs ] and "lightning dolt," sent in by doreen and carlos hernandez from morgantown, north carolina. boy: dad, look. dad! dad, look. watch me fart. [ imitates farting ] [ thunder crashes ] [ all screaming ] all right, we're gonna put our studio audience to work. now time to vote. who will win the $10,000? will it be "the caped evader"... [ barks ] "home-wrecking rodent"... woman: jeff, something's gonna get broke! or "lightning dolt"? [ imitates farting ] [ thunder crashes ] find out when "afv" returns. looks like there's an opening for shipping coordinator. and i've got to pick someone. tough decision. [ thinking ] okay, you can be a rising star, or... but you just ordered a crispy mcchicken and a fresh-brewed sweet tea for
>> still so much work to do to recover from hurricane sandy >> our restaurant critic says it chicagos the newest state house has some standout side dishes ... illinois lottery drawing... pick 3... 7 5 9 pick 4... 2 2 4 9 lucky day lotto... 34 35 37 5 19 lotto... 11 45 44 40 25 31 extra shot number for lotto... 22 (train horn) >> a man that was a recording a passing train on his iphone to show his son who loves trains when the train slammed into a utility truck that was. in its was he ran to the top folia expecting to find the driver deadruck expecting the driver dead >> he got out and was fine >> this is all that remains of the semi truck that used to be a water treatment plant. the video shows a crossing lights were flashing in the train was blowing its horn. the driver of the truck told police he did not see the train >> a truck struck and killed a man who was walking on the street last night. police did the truck was heading southbound when the man was hit he. it is identified as a 52 year-old. the victim lived less than 2 mi. from where he was killed. no citations have been
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